Headteacher, Lancashire

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The Blessed Sacrament Catholic Primary School PrestonLancashire
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Start date: 1 January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £57,811 to £68,643 a year Leadership Pay Scale (L17 - L24)
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: SCH01851

The successful candidate will be paid at any point within this pay-range, dependent on experience. NOR: 438 (2 form entry including Nursery)

Following the promotion of our current headteacher, the governors, staff and children of The Blessed Sacrament Catholic Primary School are looking for an inspirational leader to become their new headteacher.

The Blessed Sacrament is one of the largest Primary schools within the Lancaster Diocese and, despite its size, has a welcoming, friendly and family atmosphere.  This would be a great professional development opportunity for an experienced Catholic leader.

We are looking for a headteacher who:

is a dedicated, practising Catholic who is fully committed to promoting our strong Catholic ethos. - is an inspiring leader who understands the distinctive nature of our Catholic School. - is focused on ensuring that our pupils experience the very best teaching and learning. - has a high level of personal resilience and will strive relentlessly towards the highest academic standards. - can build productive partnerships that support the development of the parish. - is ambitious, has a good sense of humour and is approachable.

We can offer you:

happy, friendly children who are keen to learn. - a school with an exceptionally welcoming ethos and an outstanding sense of community which has been developed from our close partnerships with families, the parish and the wider community. - a dedicated, hardworking and committed team of staff. - a strong pastoral team keen and skilled in offering service, welcome and nurture to our school community. - strong support from committed and experienced governors. - a popular, over-subscribed, inclusive school.

The school is part of a cluster of Catholic Primaries and school works collaboratively in sharing good practice and resources as well as supporting other schools.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The successful candidate will also be appointed under the terms and conditions of a Catholic Education Service (CES) contract and will be expected to sign this upon appointment.

School visits are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to make an appointment to meet our current Headteacher, Mrs Katie Tomlinson.

Interview dates: 26 September 2017 pm (visit) & 27 September 2017 (interviews).

Application forms can be downloaded online or can be requested from/returnable to: recruitment@btlancashire.co.uk. Rehabilitation of offenders Act 1974 - details of any criminal record spent or unspent should be sent to the chair of governors at school address by the closing date. 

Closing date: 8 September 2017 at 12 noon.

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More about The Blessed Sacrament Catholic Primary School Preston
Address: Farringdon Lane, Ribbleton, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 6LX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 790022